International Water Association

Why water should take centre stage in climate discussions

By Maurice Hall The recent UN IPCC report offers stark warnings about fast-rising temperatures. San Francisco’s Global Climate Action Summit unsurprisingly focused on reducing emissions....

Pioneering the path to non-sewered sanitation

With IWA’s first conference on non-sewered sanitation taking place later this year, Jay Bhagwan, chair of the Specialist Group on this topic, highlights the...

Water strategy: moving from risk to value creation

Will Sarni and Hugh Share on the future of corporate water stewardship.   To date, corporate water stewardship programmes have almost always been framed as an...

Five smart ways to engage water communities

By Juliet Ellis Whether it is climate change adaptation, water quality protection, or investing in ageing infrastructure, water sector professionals face new and evolving challenges...

Time for change on intermittent water supply

 Bambos Charalambous, chair of the IWA Specialist Group on Intermittent Water Supply, highlights the need for action on non-continuous supplies, reflecting the “leave no...

Coastal reservoirs: an untapped resource?

Coastal reservoirs have the potential to harness water for coastal communities that would otherwise flow to the sea. Shu-Qing Yang and Muttucumaru Sivakumar describe...

Moving from the shadows – Putting leakage management centre stage in utility operations

Leakage is a global problem that risks water security, sustainable supplies and good-quality services. Bill Kingdom outlines the measures that utilities can take to...

Looking ahead to the Singapore Water Convention 2022

The Water Convention, co-organised by PUB and IWA, will be at the heart of Singapore International Water Week 2022, running 17-21 April 2022. The...

Nanotechnology on the agenda

Originally from Korea, Yale University Professor Jaehong Kim gave a plenary keynote at the IWA Leading Edge conference held there in May/June 2023 in...

COVID-19 – reviewing the impacts on water use

Lledó Castellet of the IWA Statistics and Economics Specialist Group provides an assessment of how COVID-19 impacted the water sector. Two years ago, the world...

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Toronto Water – serving the host city of the World Water...

Toronto Water has transformed the city’s water management. Ahead of IWA’s World Water Congress & Exhibition in the capital of the Canadian province of...

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UNU report warns on tipping points if environmental risks not addressed

A new report released by the United Nations University (UNU) has found that drastic changes to fundamental socioecological systems are likely if environmental risks...